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Jai Ganesh made this Official Information request to National Emergency Management Agency

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From: Jai Ganesh

Dear National Emergency Management Agency,

I was wondering how protected the NZ grid is against a sustained X class+ solar flare. Does NZ have a response plan in place for something like that?

Yours faithfully,

Jai Ganesh

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Please see the attached letter regarding your recent OIA request.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

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From: Ministerial Services

Ref: 2223-0085

 

Dear Jai,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of the 28^th of June 2022 requesting under the
Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“Dear National Emergency Management Agency,

I was wondering how protected the NZ grid is against a sustained X class+
solar flare. Does NZ have a response plan in place for something like
that?”

 

Your request has been transferred to the Ministry from the Department of
the Prime Minister and Cabinet on the 13^th of July 2022 and is being
processed in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982. A response
will be sent to you in due course.

 

If you have any enquiries regarding your request, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [1][email address].

 

Nâku noa, nâ

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

               

Ngâ Pou o te Taumaru

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

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Tēnā koe Jai

 

Please find attached response to your Official Information Act request.

 

 

Ngā mihi

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PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140 New Zealand

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From: Jai Ganesh

Dear *OIA,

Thanks for the info, much appreciated

Yours sincerely,

Jai Ganesh

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